Earl Bullhead - Tate Uyetopa O'lawa (English translation)

Lakota

Tate Uyetopa O'lawa

Wiohpeyatakiya etunwan yo, he-he-he
Nitunkasila ahitunwan yankelo, he-he-he
Cekiya yo, cekiya yo
Ahitunwan yankelo, he-he-o
 
Waziyatakiya etunwan yo, he-he-he
Nitunkasila ahitunwan yankelo, he-he-he
Cekiya yo, cekiya yo
Ahitunwan yankelo, he-he-o
 
Wiohpeyatakiya etunwan yo, he-he-he
Nitunkasila ahitunwan yankelo, he-he-he
Cekiya yo, cekiya yo
Ahitunwan yankelo, he-he-o
 
Itokagatakiya etunwan yo, he-he-he
Nitunkasila ahitunwan yankelo, he-he-he
Cekiya yo, cekiya yo
Ahitunwan yankelo, he-he-o
 
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Wankatakiya etunwan yo, he-he-he
Wakantanka heciya he yankelo, he-he-he
Cekiya yo, cekiya yo
Ahitunwan yankelo, he-he-o
 
Makatakiya etunwan yo, he-he-he
Unci Maka kin heciya he yunkelo, he-he-he
Cekiya yo, cekiya yo
Anagoptan he yankelo, he-he-o
 
Submitted by Ww Ww on Fri, 12/01/2018 - 04:19
Last edited by lt on Fri, 12/01/2018 - 18:04
Submitter's comments:

Lakota - Sioux.
The last two couplets/stanzas below the **** line are not in the video.

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English translation

Four Winds Song/Four Directions Song

Look toward the west (the setting sun), hay-hay-hay
Your grandfather sits looking at you, hay-hay-hay
Pray to him, pray to him
He is sitting there and watching, hay-hay-oh
 
Look toward the north (the pines), hay-hay-hay
Your grandfather sits looking at you, hay-hay-hay
Pray to him, pray to him
He is sitting there and watching, hay-hay-oh
 
Look toward the east (the rising sun), hay-hay-hay
Your grandfather sits looking at you, hay-hay-hay
Pray to him, pray to him
He is sitting there and watching, hay-hay-oh
 
Look toward the south, hay-hay-hay
Your grandfather sits looking at you, hay-hay-hay
Pray to him, pray to him
He is sitting there and watching, hay-hay-ho
 
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The Great Spirit is sitting there, hay-hay-hay
Your grandfather sits looking at you, hay-hay-hay
Pray to him, pray to him
He is sitting there and watching, hay-hay-oh
 
Look toward the ground, hay-hay-hay
Grandmother Earth lies there watching, hay-hay-hay
Pray to her, pray to her
She is lying there listening, hay-hay-oh
 
Submitted by Ww Ww on Fri, 12/01/2018 - 04:29
Author's comments:

The last two couplets/stanzas below the **** line are not in the video.

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